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City of Lod says LGBT Pride Parade won’t happen, police prepare anyway

Lod's LGBT community faced opposition from the city for its upcoming planned Pride Parade, told to hold an evening of dialogue instead. While the...

Jerusalem pride parade: 12 suspects arrested, 1 carrying knife

Large police forces are securing the Jerusalem gay pride parade. 12 suspects were arrested, one of whom was carrying a knife. ...

Police in Jerusalem prepare for annual gay pride parade

The Jerusalem District Police will be on high-alert on Thursday during the gay pride parade in the city. About a hundred right-wing activists are...

LGBT groups in Jerusalem claim promised funds from Finance Ministry never arrived

Despite the Israeli Finance Ministry’s promise to provide the LGBT groups with funds through the state, the Jerusalem LGBT groups have not received the...

Istanbul LGBT community holds protest after parade is banned

After the Istanbul governor banned his city’s gay pride parade, LGBT activists decided to hold a protest instead of marching. Hundreds of protesters gathered...

Istanbul governor banned pride parade due to security concerns

While Istanbul, Turkey, is considered a shelter for the gay community in the Middle East, local authorities continue to limit its activities. The governor...

Thousands participate in Kiev gay pride parade as protesters gather nearby

Thousands of people gathered in Kiev for the gay pride parade on Sunday. A counter-protest of about 200 people was held nearby. Watch: Thousands participate...

Israel boasts about the largest gay pride parade in Middle East

About 200,000 marchers, including an estimated number of 30,000 tourists and many members of the Israeli parliament, gathered today for the largest gay pride...

Increase in hate posts against LGBTs on social media ahead of Tel Aviv parade

According to data monitored on social media over the past week, 2,417 posts expressing hate or incitement toward LGBTs were written on various Israeli...

Israel Police officials sued for ‘policy of apartheid’ against those who condemn pride parade

Seven people have come together to file a lawsuit against senior officials within the Israel Police after they were taken in for questioning during...